The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 120 94 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.10% 6.61% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.81% 20.43% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 89 83 41
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £28,100 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
326 460 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.72% 32.33% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 233 380 253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £21,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +3 44 £55,000 -16.98% 2
Colchester -8 17 £38,750 -3.12%
Chelmsford +1 5 £35,000 -24.73% 1
Loughton -4 3 £26,500 - 2
Saffron Walden +1 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Basildon +7 1 £47,500 +31.03%
Chigwell - 1 £22,500 - 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 152 (70.05%) Windows
2 98 (45.16%) SQL
3 84 (38.71%) Oracle
4 80 (36.87%) Microsoft
5 65 (29.95%) IBM
5 65 (29.95%) Citrix
5 65 (29.95%) VMware
6 60 (27.65%) SQL Server
7 59 (27.19%) UNIX
8 57 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (25.35%) ITIL
10 53 (24.42%) SAN
11 50 (23.04%) NetApp
11 50 (23.04%) Finance
12 41 (18.89%) MS Excel
13 38 (17.51%) BMC
13 38 (17.51%) Tivoli
13 38 (17.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 38 (17.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 37 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (16.13%) Active Directory
16 33 (15.21%) Flash
16 33 (15.21%) MS Exchange
17 32 (14.75%) IIS
18 31 (14.29%) Perl
19 30 (13.82%) DNS
20 29 (13.36%) VMware ESX
21 27 (12.44%) Firewall
21 27 (12.44%) Cisco
21 27 (12.44%) JBoss

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (15.21%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.75%) IIS
3 27 (12.44%) JBoss
4 19 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (7.83%) WebSphere
6 16 (7.37%) WebLogic
7 15 (6.91%) Tomcat
8 14 (6.45%) GlassFish
8 14 (6.45%) OpenStack
9 12 (5.53%) Apache
10 10 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (4.15%) Lync
12 5 (2.30%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.14%) MS Office
3 19 (8.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.30%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.84%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (4.15%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.45%) IBM SmartCloud
2 14 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (4.15%) Office 365
4 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.30%) GitHub
5 5 (2.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (2.30%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (24.42%) SAN
2 30 (13.82%) DNS
3 27 (12.44%) Firewall
4 14 (6.45%) VoIP
5 12 (5.53%) BIG-IP
6 11 (5.07%) DHCP
7 9 (4.15%) LAN
7 9 (4.15%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.23%) Internet
8 7 (3.23%) WAN
9 6 (2.76%) VPN
10 5 (2.30%) HTTP
10 5 (2.30%) SNMP
11 4 (1.84%) Wireless
11 4 (1.84%) Intranet
12 3 (1.38%) NAS
12 3 (1.38%) SSL
13 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.92%) SMTP
13 2 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.68%) MySQL
3 19 (8.76%) MS Access
4 15 (6.91%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.15%) Firebird
6 5 (2.30%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.84%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.84%) RavenDB
7 4 (1.84%) Neo4j
7 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (9.68%) Subversion
2 16 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.15%) MSTest
3 9 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.84%) JUnit
4 4 (1.84%) NUnit
4 4 (1.84%) jMock
4 4 (1.84%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.84%) Mockito
4 4 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.92%) PROIV
6 1 (0.46%) JIRA
6 1 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
General
1 50 (23.04%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Legal
3 17 (7.83%) Law
4 15 (6.91%) Automotive
5 10 (4.61%) Games
6 7 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.76%) Banking
7 6 (2.76%) French Language
7 6 (2.76%) German Language
8 5 (2.30%) Italian Language
8 5 (2.30%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.84%) Retail
9 4 (1.84%) Marketing
10 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.92%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Military
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
11 1 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (13.82%) Analyst
2 23 (10.60%) Developer
3 20 (9.22%) Capacity Analyst
4 17 (7.83%) Software Engineer
5 16 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (6.91%) Infrastructure Manager
7 14 (6.45%) Capacity Management Analyst
8 12 (5.53%) Automation Engineer
9 11 (5.07%) Server Engineer
9 11 (5.07%) Operations Manager
10 10 (4.61%) Storage Specialist
11 8 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.23%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
13 6 (2.76%) Web Developer
13 6 (2.76%) Programmer
13 6 (2.76%) Java Developer
13 6 (2.76%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.21%) Flash
2 22 (10.14%) .NET
3 21 (9.68%) XML
4 20 (9.22%) Web Services
5 15 (6.91%) HTML
6 13 (5.99%) SOAP
6 13 (5.99%) LAMP
7 10 (4.61%) jQuery
8 9 (4.15%) Middleware
8 9 (4.15%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.69%) Ext JS
10 6 (2.76%) JPA
10 6 (2.76%) J2EE
10 6 (2.76%) Struts
10 6 (2.76%) Spring
11 5 (2.30%) CSS
11 5 (2.30%) Sass
12 4 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.98%) iSeries
2 25 (11.52%) AS400
3 16 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.07%) Clustering
5 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.30%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.30%) User Experience
6 5 (2.30%) Statistics
6 5 (2.30%) IVR
7 4 (1.84%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.84%) Open Source
7 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.38%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.38%) Replication
9 2 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 152 (70.05%) Windows
2 59 (27.19%) UNIX
3 26 (11.98%) AIX
3 26 (11.98%) Solaris
3 26 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.99%) Windows 8
7 11 (5.07%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.15%) Apple iOS
8 9 (4.15%) Android
9 7 (3.23%) CentOS
10 5 (2.30%) Debian
10 5 (2.30%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.30%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.84%) HPUX
12 3 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.92%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.35%) ITIL
2 38 (17.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (10.14%) Project Management
3 22 (10.14%) Software Engineering
3 22 (10.14%) Capacity Management
4 19 (8.76%) Change Management
5 17 (7.83%) Service Delivery
5 17 (7.83%) Asset Management
6 15 (6.91%) Network Management
6 15 (6.91%) Mentoring
7 13 (5.99%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.99%) Problem Management
8 12 (5.53%) Supplier Management
8 12 (5.53%) Logistics
8 12 (5.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (5.07%) DevOps
10 10 (4.61%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (4.61%) System Testing
11 9 (4.15%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 98 (45.16%) SQL
2 31 (14.29%) Perl
3 22 (10.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (10.14%) C
3 22 (10.14%) C++
4 20 (9.22%) PowerShell
5 18 (8.29%) PHP
6 17 (7.83%) Shell Script
7 16 (7.37%) Java
8 15 (6.91%) C#
9 14 (6.45%) Python
10 12 (5.53%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.53%) Korn
11 10 (4.61%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.30%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.30%) PHP5
13 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.92%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (12.44%) Degree
2 21 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (9.22%) MCSE
4 14 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.30%) MCSA
7 5 (2.30%) ISEB
8 4 (1.84%) MCSD
8 4 (1.84%) MCTS
9 1 (0.46%) MCITP
9 1 (0.46%) RHCE
9 1 (0.46%) HNC
9 1 (0.46%) HND
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.46%) CCNP
9 1 (0.46%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 29 (13.36%) VMware ESX
4 18 (8.29%) Hyper-V
5 16 (7.37%) vSphere
6 14 (6.45%) vCloud
7 10 (4.61%) XenApp
8 9 (4.15%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.84%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.92%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (17.51%) Tivoli
1 38 (17.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 17 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.99%) Puppet
4 12 (5.53%) Ansible
4 12 (5.53%) SCOM
5 9 (4.15%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.23%) Nagios
7 6 (2.76%) WSUS
7 6 (2.76%) SCCM
8 5 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (1.84%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.92%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.92%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 84 (38.71%) Oracle
2 80 (36.87%) Microsoft
3 65 (29.95%) IBM
3 65 (29.95%) Citrix
3 65 (29.95%) VMware
4 50 (23.04%) NetApp
5 38 (17.51%) BMC
6 27 (12.44%) Cisco
7 26 (11.98%) Red Hat
8 18 (8.29%) HP
9 13 (5.99%) F5
10 12 (5.53%) SaltStack
10 12 (5.53%) Brocade
11 10 (4.61%) Symantec
12 9 (4.15%) MKS
13 8 (3.69%) 3PAR
14 7 (3.23%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.76%) Apple
16 5 (2.30%) Sage
16 5 (2.30%) Sophos
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + discretionary company bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + discretionary company bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chigwell, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago